Yuvazhep's trek to Bhimashankar on 14-15th Aug 2011

Celebrate Independence Day with Yuvazhep on 14th – 15th Aug at Bhimashankar

Type: Pilgrimage place
Fort range : Bhimashankar
Grade : Ganesh Ghat : Medium

Bhimashankar is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva in India. The lush green forest and many waterfalls and its enchanting in wilderness has made Bhimashankar a major trekking destination. Bhimashankar Sanctuary houses variety of birds, flowers and animals can be seen. A rare species of giant squirrel ‘shekru’ can be spotted in this forest apart from sambhar. Grey hornbill, squatting babbler, Hyena etc.
Other Places to Visit :
After seeing the temple you can go to the Hanuman Lake, Nagphani Tok (point) or Serpent’s hood, Gupt Bhimashankar, origin of River Bhima.
Things To Be carried:

Identity Proof ( Compulsory )


1 torch with extra batteries (compulsory).

Towel, a napkin, Extra pairs of clothes (in plastic bags )

Raincheater(a must) heavy rain expected at Bhimashankar


Some ready to eat food (light).
Bedsheet ,
Avoid wearing jewellery,
Good trekking or rainy shoes,
Personal medical kit.

All things must be carried in haversack (your hands should be free), well protected in plastic bags.

Smoking and alcohol are strictly prohibited

Meeting point :
Catch the last train to karjat on 13th August

Train timetable
Start -> Mumbai_CST 23:28 Masjid 23:31 Sandurst Road 23:33 Byculla 23:36 Chinchpokli 23:38 Currey Road 23:40 Parel 23:43 Dadar 23:46 Matunga 23:49 Sion 23:53 Kurla 23:57 # Vidhyavihar 00:01 # Ghatkopar 00:03 # Vikhroli 00:08 # Kanjurmarg 00:11 # Bhandup 00:13 # Nahur 00:16 # Mulund 00:19 # Thane 00:25 # Kalwa 00:29 # Mumbra 00:35 # Diva 00:39 # Kopar 00:44 # Dombivili 00:47 # Thakurli 00:50 # Kalyan 00:56 # Vithalwadi 01:00 # Ulhasnagar 01:03 # Ambernath 01:08 # Badlapur 01:16 # Vangani 01:27 # Shelu 01:32 # Neral 01:37 # Bhivpuri 01:45 #100(km) End -> Karjat 01:54

Trek charges: 1000/-
The cost for the trek is Rs 1000/- per head which includes Travelling from Karjta and back by local transport,
Accommodation on 14th night at Bhimashankar,
Tea & Breakfast (on 14th and 15th)
Lunch (on 14th & 15th)
Evening soup and tea (on 14th
Dinner (on 14th)
Food items all locally available and modest

Note: Seats will be booked on payment of trek charges before 10th Aug 2011. No refund of fees will be made for any cancellation then after.

Online Money Transfer Facility Is Available :
Tejashree Vaidya,
Axis bank, Borivali (W) Branch,
A/c no. 910010050305895
IFS code UTIB0000018

After depositing the money please intimate your name and payment details through sms or email

Interested participants, please contact on below mentioned nos.
Tejashree Vaidya 9920318190
Sachin durve 9920601112(after 6 pm)
Pradnesh Vaidya 9820729227(after 6 pm)
Amol Joshi 9967534621

If phone not answered leave a message.
Email us on: info.yuvazhep@gmail.com

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